Events

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

One Wausau

Toward One Wausau Public Deliberation

These conversations will look at relevant facts and values from many points of view – talking civilly and openly to one another. Toward One Wausau will recognize the underlying tensions and tough choices that go along with complex public issues. Its aim – to make the greater Wausau area a safe, welcoming and attractive place for a diverse people

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Substance Abuse: It’s Everybody’s Business

Click here for post-conference resources  Event Summary: On May 16, the Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service (WIPPS) is hosting a regional conference to raise awareness throughout communities that addiction is a chronic disease, recovery is possible and that community-wide recovery eco-systems are necessary. The purpose of the conference is to bring people together ...

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

One Wausau

Toward One Wausau Public Deliberation

As Wausau and the surrounding communities have become more diverse, people have more opportunities to learn about cultures, lifestyles and views different from their own. At the same time, the community has been exposed to real ethnic and cultural diversity issues. A grassroots effort, called “Toward One Wausau,” was launched last fall. Its aim – ...

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Monday, May 8, 2017

One Wausau

Toward One Wausau Public Deliberation

As Wausau and the surrounding communities have become more diverse, people have more opportunities to learn about cultures, lifestyles and views different from their own. At the same time, the community has been exposed to real ethnic and cultural diversity issues. A grassroots effort, called “Toward One Wausau,” was launched last fall. Its aim – ...

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

One Wausau

Toward One Wausau Public Deliberation

Deliberations are free and open to the public. How can we effectively address differences in attitudes toward diversity in our community? How do we encourage positive community relationships and avoid problems seen nationally? How do we begin a constructive conversation to build unity in the Wausau area?

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Saturday, April 29, 2017

photo of WIPPS moderator John Greenwood

Building Merrill Together Series: ‘Learning Civil Discourse: Skills for Leading Discussions’

Discover secrets of making a difference! Learn about three approaches – leading "small-group dialogue" or "community discussions,” “action planning” and “deliberative forums” – and then focusing on the dialogue/community discussion approach. The Building Merrill Together initiative aims to stir government, business and the general public to positively change Merrill through information and discussion, and by creating an open ...

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Monday, April 10, 2017

photo of WIPPS moderator John Greenwood

Building Merrill Together Series: ‘Change in a Small Town’

Building Merrill Series continues April 10: ‘Change vs. the Same in 21st Century Merrill’ In an increasingly connected world, is there a place for small towns?  How does Merrill thrive and prosper in a 21st century society and economy while maintaining the quality of life we cherish? On Monday, April 10, at 6:30 p.m., in ...

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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